Lawrence City Band to kick off summer concert series at South Park

photo by: Mike Yoder

In this file photo, the Lawrence City Band performs June 4, 2014, in South Park.

“Summertime in South Park” will be the theme Wednesday night during the Lawrence City Band’s first outdoor concert of the season, which will run through mid-July.

The band, conducted by Paul Popiel, will play an assortment of tunes, including “Appalachian Overture,” “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “Eighties Flashback.”

The band, which performs a summer series every year, will play in South Park at 8 p.m. every Wednesday through July 17, when it will host its grand finale. The concerts are free and open to the public. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair.

The Lawrence City Band concerts are sponsored by Lawrence’s Parks and Recreation Department with assistance from the Rice Foundation.


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